29 October 1983 (age 32) (
Film composer, record producer, songwriter, musician, Remixer
Synthesizer, keyboards, electric guitar, Roland 808
Nike Snowboarding Breakbeat Kaos
Makin it Happen, Jungle Modulation
Breakbeat Kaos, Volcom Entertainment
DJ Fresh, Ayah Marar, Friction, Mampi Swift, Rob Swire
Piers Baron (born 29 October 1983) is an English film composer, record producer and musician based in Los Angeles. He is best known for his cinematic music production, particularly in drum and bass, soundtrack and pop. He has produced original scores for skateboarding and snowboarding movies, including Nike Snowboarding's "Never Not Part 2". Red Bull // Travis Rice movie The Fourth Phase and viral hit Jetman : "Young Feathers" His production credits include "Prayers for this World" by Cher which was released as part of the HBO documentary Cries from Syria
- Drum and bass
- Singles as Piers Baron
- Soundtracks as Piers Baron
- Singles with Bleitch
- Singles with Maize
- Remixes with Maize
- Drum and Bass as Baron
Drum and bass
Producing music under the name "Baron" He joined up with Breakbeat Kaos and was known for dance-floor tracks, releasing "At the Drive In". His drum and bass records were featured on BBC Radio 1, and were successful on UK dance charts, with two number one hits, seven top tens and six top three hits. In November 2006, he scored a number 1 on the UK Dance Chart with his track "Drive In, Drive By", he had also debuted at number 1 previous to this with his collaboration with Pendulum.
From 2006 to 2009, he worked with Flip Skateboards creating a soundtrack for their DVD Extremely Sorry, which was released in 2009. Prior to the movie's release, Baron relocated to Los Angeles.
In 2010, Baron worked on the soundtrack for Volcom's 9191, the first snowboarding movie to feature an original sound track. It featured music from artists such as Hesta Prynn, Lombardo, Oliver Ackermann of A Place To Bury Strangers, Jamie Blake, Conte of Early Man and snowboarder Jamie Lynn, 9191 was released on 13 September 2010
In 2013 Baron began scoring Nike Snowboarding's Never Not Part 2". The movie and score became Nike's focus for the Winter Olympics of that year. Baron's soundtrack for Nike Snowboarding's Never Not Part 2, was his longest and most detailed soundtrack to date. Never Not Part Two was initially released as a free podcast via iTunes. It charted at Number One in ten countries and Top Ten in fourteen in its first week and received the Best Documentary award at The Reels Film Festival in France. As of August 2013, Baron began crediting his work under his full name Piers Baron.
In May 2015, Piers wrote (alongside MAIZE collaborator Tim Metcalfe) the end credits song for Ty Evans directed skateboard movie We are Blood
In July 2015, Piers completed an all original score to now viral movie Jetman : Young Feathers, the score spawned the songs "As Our Witness", "Cold Call", "Underwater Universe" and end credits track "Whats Next?". The piece received favorable reviews and has since release reached 11.5 Million views on YouTube
He is one-half of electronic pop band Bleitch with Madelyn Deutch. The band released their debut single "This Is Our Youth" in July 2014 and their follow-up single "Paint By Numbers" in May 2015.